It was love at first sight.
The moment we saw it, we knew we would enjoy it for the rest of our lives.
It was titled “Seaside Ride,” a magnificent drawing depicting a robin’s egg blue bicycle leaning against an old wooden fence along the beach. It was drawn by a very talented artist whom we’d never met, but who would soon become a dear friend.
Today, Cindy and I have an entire wall in our bedroom dedicated to her creations. The first thing we see sitting up in bed each day are four of her creations. The latest, “Mornings with Josh,” was drawn especially for us. It depicts a brilliant red cardinal perched amongst the branches of a gnarly old tree, the tree drawn in exquisite detail in black and white.
It is absolutely beautiful, both the drawing — and the story behind it. But more on that…